Management of K–12 education book acquisitions in the list areas of leadership and English language learners, which includes plans for strategic growth and contract negotiations; developmental editing on manuscripts; and collaboration throughout production cycles and in marketing campaigns. Additional tasks include serving on the committee that reviews article submissions to the association's magazine, Educational Leadership.
Management of K–12 education book acquisitions in the list areas of leadership and English language learners, which includes market research, proposal evaluation and development, and contract negotiations; developmental editing on manuscripts; and collaboration throughout production cycles and in marketing campaigns. Additional tasks include serving on the committee that reviews article submissions to the association's magazine, Educational Leadership.
Management of the production processes for five medical journals in print, online, and iPad formats.
Management of the acquisition of social work book acquisitions for all list areas; developmental editing; and collaboration throughout the production process.
Support on three lists managed by two editors in all stages of the acquisitions and editorial processes, including submissions, review, dockets, contracts, developmental editing, manuscript preparation, and permissions, as well as assistance in a secondary role throughout the production process as needed.
Medium to light copyediting as well as occasional copywriting and excerpt selection for back covers and manuscript review.
Reader’s reports as well as marketing research and developmental editing for novels.
Translation from Spanish to English of various types of documents, such as documentary scripts, novel chapters, catalogs, and a culinary magazine, for production companies and literary and translation agencies.
(A letter of recommendation from a client is available upon request.)
English language education for multinational companies and occasionally for children and adolescents.
"Design is the rendering of intent." What if education leaders approached their work with the perspective of a designer? This new perspective of seeing the world differently is desperately needed in schools and begins with school leadership.Alyssa Gallagher and Kami Thordarson, widely recognized experts on Design Thinking, educational leadership, and innovative strategies, call this new perspe... read more
Marvel at the neuroscientific reasons why smart teens make dumb decisions!Behold the mind-controlling power of executive function!Thrill to a vision of a better school for the teenage brain!Whether you're a parent interacting with one adolescent or a teacher interacting with many, you know teens can be hard to parent and even harder to teach. The eye-rolling, the moodiness, the wandering atten... read more
"Fireproof Moth" is a mystery worthy of fiction. That the memoir is true makes it hard to put down or to forget. When convinced that the secret police were going to arrange an “accident” to kill his friend, the missionary decided he had no choice but to help well known human rights leader Peng Ming-min escape from Taiwan. So successful was the getaway that when President Richard Nixon and Chin... read more
With a Foreword by Linda Darling-Hammond Did you know that close to half of today's jobs in the U.S. could be done by robots and that proportion is rapidly increasing? It is quite possible that about half of today's high school graduates will not have the knowledge or skills needed to get a decent job when they graduate. Tomorrow's high school graduates will be able to thrive in this environme... read more
Is your school prepared to deal with a crisis, whether it's a hurricane, an earthquake, an explosion at a nearby chemical facility, an active shooter, or one of many other possibilities? Does your school have an up-to-date plan to deal with hazards of all sorts? Do teachers and other staff members know what to do in emergency situations to protect their students and themselves from harm?In thi... read more
If a fundamental goal of schooling is to prepare young people for the unknowable future, why do we assign students so many clearly defined tasks with predetermined solutions?According to educator and creativity expert Ronald A. Beghetto, the best way to unleash students' problem solving and creativity—and thus prepare them to face real-world problems—is to incorporate complex challenges that t... read more
Conversations between administrators and teachers take place every day, for many reasons, but what can we do to elevate them so that they lead to better professional relationships, more effective school leaders and teachers, and improved learning for students? C.R.A.F.T. Conversations for Teacher Growth offers the answer, demonstrating how exchanges that are clear, realistic, appropriate, flex... read more
The world needs great individual educational changemakers capable of identifying problems and creating bold, scalable solutions. But the world also needs Dream Teams—groups of talented administrators, teachers, staff, students, and community members who are passionate about making things better for kids, believe that school-based change is the means to this end, and are willing to roll up thei... read more
How can you energize yourself to maintain or regain a positive outlook and love of teaching? What specific, immediate actions can you take to enhance your well-being and thrive both on and off the job? Award-winning teacher Chase Mielke draws from his own research, lesson plans, and experiences with burnout to help you change your outlook, strengthen your determination to be a terrific teacher... read more
Are you exhausted, stressed, overwhelmed? Or do you feel that these reactions are very close, waiting in the wings? If so, Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work is the book for you. Burnout, one of the primary reasons why committed social workers leave the profession, is a grave and pervasive problem with glaring impact. Those entering social work and all related fields, as well as those alread... read more
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Professional book editor and writer with a soft spot for non-fiction. I'm also a frequent traveler and (occasional) travel writer.
Professional editor with experience in historical/literary/upmarket women’s fiction and general nonfiction, ready to help you at any stage.